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12th March 2014A nuclear reactor designed to burn up surplus Cold War plutonium has been closed by the US Department of Energy. Initially it was meant to cost $1bn. So far it has cost $4bn. To complete and operate would cost $25-34bn. more...
27th January 2014To date, only one person has been jailed in connection to the US torture program, writes Alyssa Rohricht - the man who blew the whistle. His sentence must now be quashed and this true American hero set free and compensated. more...
23rd January 2014The TPP - Trans-Pacific Partnership - is far more than just a trade agreement. It is a global-scale corporate power grab - anti-people, anti-environment and anti-democratic. And it must be stopped, writes Chris Lang. more...
10th January 2014Conservation groups have mounted a legal challenge to an 'unprecedented' program to exterminate two entire wolf packs in the Idaho Wilderness - intended to inflate elk numbers and attract recreational hunters more...
10th January 2014The key to keeping ecosystems in good health is to maintain or restore populations of large carnivores, argues William Ripple. Yet around the world, these vital species are on the decline. more...
7th December 2013As the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations enter their last few days, Ellen Brown exposes their real purpose - corporate control of the world's food, health, environment and financial systems. Of all these, the greatest is food ... more...
6th December 2013A bold project encompassing clean air, a light rail system, open spaces, and green pathways for cyclists and pedestrians, is beginning to transform some of America's poorest and most polluted communities. As Brian Barth reports, the Atlanta Beltway is taking shape. more...
9th December 2013Edgar Vaid reviews 'In Predatory Light: Lions and Tigers and Polar Bears', by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas, Sy Montgomery, and John Houston. more...
27th November 2013An unexpected outcome of the Fukushima nuclear disaster is that the UK's Sellafield nuclear site - already the world's biggest plutonium repository - is set to store even more of the radioactive, fissionable metal. more...
28th November 2013Much of our meat and dairy produce is made from animals raised on GM feeds. Alarming new claims suggest that the GM diet is affecting animal health - prompting fears over human safety. Andrew Wasley reports ... more...
26th November 2013The US is busy negotiating two sprawling new trade deals, with the European Union and 11 Pacific Rim nations, and progressives are up in arms. Ben Whitford asks: Just how bad are the deals? more...
19th November 2013Vandana Shiva exposes the link between the use of genetically modified cotton seeds and the tragic suicide of 284,694 farmers in India over 17 years.
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November 8th, 2013Phillip Manbridge, CEO of Care for the Wild International, introduces the 'No Photos, Please!' campaign, which forces us to look beyond the adorable faces of captive animals we encounter abroad and ask - what is the real story here? more...
25th October 2013India has blocked progress on an agreement to reduce emissions of the HFC super-powerful greenhouse gases. more...
25th October 2013As the winners of the Landscape Photographer of the Year Awards 2013 are unveiled, award founder Charlie Waite takes the opportunity to tell the Ecologist why he believes landscape photography and environmental passion go hand in hand..... more...
22 October 2013Oliver Tickell has been appointed as Editor of The Ecologist more...
July 2nd, 2013
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24th June, 2013
by Jak PhillipsMeddling by the Vietnamese government and an invasion of investors has put Phu Quoc island on course to becoming severely tarnished by international tourism, reports Jak Phillips
April 8th, 2013
by Ellie GarwoodEllie Garwood reports on the rise of guerrilla gardening in and around UK transport systems, including the new Edible Bus Stop initiative..... more... Solarpanels.co.uk can save you up to 60% on solar panels. Compare the costs of solar panels and receive free no obligation quotes.
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